Inlay in the Form of a Figure of a Falcon - Headed Uraeus

Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:525-30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 1/8 x 5/8 x 1/16 in. (2.9 x 1.6 x 0.2 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1133E

Catalogue Description:
Deep red opaque glass inlay representing, in relief (rear surface flat), a falcon-headed (wears lappet wig) uraeus. The serpent, represented in side view facing right, has its head erect and its body disposed in a large tight ā€œSā€- curve. Condition: Good but for small chips and some incrustation.

Brooklyn Museum